Presentation forPrevention for Health Caucus    Massachusetts State House          July 17, 2012                          ...
Agenda• About WWCMA• Best Practices in the field of Worksite  Health Promotion• Massachusetts Perspective             L o ...
Mission• The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts aims  to:   – promote worksite wellness within the business commun...
WWCMA Accomplishments• Established a 501c3 non-profit MA corporation• Established governance structure and  committees• Re...
Our Sponsors  Gold Level SponsorSilver Level SponsorBronze Level Sponsor    L o n g f e l lo w             B E N E F I T S...
Our Members   L o n g f e l lo w            B E N E F I T S                              6
Programs•   Practitioner Focused Programs•   Training/Certification Programs•   Annual Conference•   Collaborative Events ...
WWCMA First Annual ConferenceSave the Date: Wednesday, September 19 thDee Edington, Ph.D.                                J...
Best Practices in Worksite Wellness•     Strategic Planning•     Leadership Engagement•     Program Level Management•     ...
Strategic Planning• Gathering data as  basis for the plan• Formal, written  strategic plan with  measurable objectives• Pl...
Leadership Engagement• Commitment and support from senior leadership• Managers at all levels involved and supportive• Lead...
Program Level Management• Program and benefits integration• Health benefit design supports prevention and  consumer accoun...
Comprehensive Programs• Comprehensive programs  include:  – Data Gathering (Health Assessment)  – Educational Resources an...
Engagement Methods• Communications practices• Awareness and education programs• Incentives                                ...
Measurement and Evaluation• Established plan for measurement and  evaluation• Areas of measurement:  – Participation  – Pr...
The HERO Scorecard• Free, publically available assessment to  monitor and manage your program• Uses for the scorecard:  – ...
Accreditation Program• New workplace health promotion accreditation program –  Released July 2, 2012• US Healthiest is a n...
Massachusetts Initiatives• Healthy People/Healthy Economy Report Card =  B grade• Public Health Initiatives   – Mass in Mo...
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    1. 1. Presentation forPrevention for Health Caucus Massachusetts State House July 17, 2012 1
    2. 2. Agenda• About WWCMA• Best Practices in the field of Worksite Health Promotion• Massachusetts Perspective L o n g f e llo w B E N E F I T S 2
    3. 3. Mission• The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts aims to: – promote worksite wellness within the business community – create a community and peer group of worksite health promotion professionals – represent health promotion professionals as a common voice on professional matters – implement quality professional development activities – facilitate communication and networking about health promotion matters amongst worksite health promotion professionals, business and education communities, and general communities. – grow by increasing membership, improving services and continuing innovation – liaise with other Massachusetts and national professional organizations focused on worksite health promotion. L o n g f e llo w B E N E F I T S 3
    4. 4. WWCMA Accomplishments• Established a 501c3 non-profit MA corporation• Established governance structure and committees• Recruited over 50 volunteers• Held seven educational events in 2011 and five events and one certification program in 2012• Building relationships with like-minded organizations• Recruited 35 MA companies as members in the first 60 days of membership drive L o n g f e llo w B E N E F I T S 4
    5. 5. Our Sponsors Gold Level SponsorSilver Level SponsorBronze Level Sponsor L o n g f e l lo w B E N E F I T S 5
    6. 6. Our Members L o n g f e l lo w B E N E F I T S 6
    7. 7. Programs• Practitioner Focused Programs• Training/Certification Programs• Annual Conference• Collaborative Events – New England Human Resources Association – New England Employee Benefits Council – International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists - Boston Chapter L o n g f e llo w B E N E F I T S 7
    8. 8. WWCMA First Annual ConferenceSave the Date: Wednesday, September 19 thDee Edington, Ph.D. John Auerbach, MBAUniversity of Michigan, Health Research Center Commissioner, MA Department of Public HealthAuthor – “Zero Trends L o n g f e llo w B E N E F I T S 8
    9. 9. Best Practices in Worksite Wellness• Strategic Planning• Leadership Engagement• Program Level Management• Comprehensive Programs• Engagement Methods• Measurement and Evaluation Source: Health Enhancement Research Organization, www.the-hero.org 9
    10. 10. Strategic Planning• Gathering data as basis for the plan• Formal, written strategic plan with measurable objectives• Plans to address population segments, i.e., hard to reach segments 10
    11. 11. Leadership Engagement• Commitment and support from senior leadership• Managers at all levels involved and supportive• Leadership structure: – Wellness Champion – Wellness Committee or Reps• Supportive environment• Support policies• Creating a culture of health 11
    12. 12. Program Level Management• Program and benefits integration• Health benefit design supports prevention and consumer accountability/decision making• Health benefit design support overall program goals and objectives 12
    13. 13. Comprehensive Programs• Comprehensive programs include: – Data Gathering (Health Assessment) – Educational Resources and Campaigns – Lifestyle Management/Behavior Modification – Consumer Medical Decision Support – Disease Management – Evidence or Science-based Behavioral change principles 13
    14. 14. Engagement Methods• Communications practices• Awareness and education programs• Incentives 14
    15. 15. Measurement and Evaluation• Established plan for measurement and evaluation• Areas of measurement: – Participation – Program cost – Impact• Communicating performance data regularly 15
    16. 16. The HERO Scorecard• Free, publically available assessment to monitor and manage your program• Uses for the scorecard: – Inventory to guide strategic planning – Indicator of program success – Comparative/benchmarking tool• www.the-hero.org 16
    17. 17. Accreditation Program• New workplace health promotion accreditation program – Released July 2, 2012• US Healthiest is a nonprofit, public-private collaboration co- founded by CDC and state and local public health organizations• Focused on 3 key areas: • Organizational Engagement and Alignment • Population Health Management and Well-being • Outcomes Reporting• www.ushealthiest.org 17
    18. 18. Massachusetts Initiatives• Healthy People/Healthy Economy Report Card = B grade• Public Health Initiatives – Mass in Motion/Working on Wellness Program • 48 organizations/50,000 MA employees • 2012-2013 cohort – 15 employers, 12,000 employees• Legislative Initiatives – Group Purchasing Collaboratives – Connector Wellness Track – GIC• Non-profit initiatives – The Alliance for Business Leadership 18
    19. 19. L o n g f e llo w B E N E F I T S 19

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